The Market will be open this coming Sunday. Please maintain social distancing.
The Club is currently trying to return to meetings in person but venues vary each week. Please confirm venue below or via the website here.
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Edition 22 Monday, 29th March 2021

Message from our President

Whilst I will wait for Greg to confirm, the news is looking good for our return to Cilantro. I’ve appreciated everyone’s efforts in organising alternative venues however I’m sure you will all agree that it will be good to get back to what we consider home.
Additionally what this will provide is the ability for us to run hybrid face to face/zoom meetings, allowing us to hopefully broaden our scope for guest speakers.
Certainly something for us all to look forward to.
Geoff Gledhill
Meeting this week:
This week we are going to take a break and enjoy some fellowship At Virginia Park Cafe. Link to event here.
Members are asked to order their breakfasts as soon as they arrive, having found a table.
Also, have a look at the article below on subscribing to our Events Calendar. Have all events update directly to your phone.
Ian Ballantine
Our Club meets weekly. It can either be a Zoom meeting, or an "in person" meeting.
Please check details of each week's meeting here or elsewhere in this Bulletin to confirm venue. You are very welcome to join us.
Tony Grusd on the mend
Club member Tony Grusd has been in Cabrini Hospital for almost a week now. I am pleased to report he is somewhat on the mend.
Here is a text I received from him today.
D9810 Newsletter
I have added a link within the D9810 page on our website to the District Newsletter if you can't find the Newsletter in your Inbox
The D9810 page on our site is here.
The link to the Newsletter is here
The link to the D9810 site is here.
John Mason and Kingston Council History
I attended Kingston Council last Monday to re-present a repaired gavel and block that my father had presented in 1963 at the opening of the Moorabbin Town Hall.
This is my speech on presentation….
Club Meeting March 24 2021 Kim Ellis Antarctica
Paul was our Chairperson on this very wet and dark Wednesday morning. At least we are not flooded like the long-suffering people in NSW. Thank goodness. Grant and John M presented us with the Invocation and the Loyal, Royal Toasts. Paul welcomed Suzette, Jo’s friend and colleague and our Guest Speaker Kim Ellis. Pres. Geoff greeted us all and mentioned his opening article in this week’s Bulletin Board dealing with the looking at the mixture of the club and the importance of needing a discussion and the talk of where the club is heading in the future.
Sri Lanka Rotary uses ingenuity, invention to protect communities against COVID-19

Rotarians, Rotaractors, and Interactors worked together in a nationwide project that promoted behavior change and initiated safety standards for businesses


From the site here
The Four-Way Test in a post-truth era

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I only recently learned of The Four-Way Test, one of Rotary’s central principles. It is of special interest in the current day, when truth — or, more precisely, truthfulness — seems to be losing its prestige in public life.  

Club Meeting March 17 2021 Grant Holland
Once again the Club had their meeting at the Virginia Park Cafe. Our Guest Speaker was Grant Holland from the Holland Foundation.
Multi-District conference 2021
Multi-District conference “Virtual Victoria” will be happening on Saturday and Sunday 1 and 2 May.  Registration will be free and the booking site will open soon – you’ll be notified. 
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This will result in the Club's calendar being added to your existing calendar subscriptions, thus ensuring that as an event is added (or modified) to the Club's calendar, it will appear on your phone, tablet etc.
Calendars supported are Outlook, Google and Apple.
Take the link, Subscribe to Calendar, from the Calendar Page.
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Latest Photo Albums
Bentleigh Market June 2020
Rotary Clean Up Australia Day Karkarook Park
Market Report
Sunday, March 28 2021
Margaret M, John M, Tony R, Michael B, Alan K, Other helpers: Bill Chapman, Moorabbin, Jothi. Ron B Visiting CEO,
Weather fine, but dark for a start.Light breeze, perfect day. Some confusion over Anzac Day holiday (no market) but Ron had special letter to clarify. Good foo traffic all day. Masks few and far between, Lots of staff due to duplicated swaps. CAsh man came nice and early. Good team and good day!
John Mason
Market Roster
Roster for the next 2 Markets (6.15am start).
Click on See all Rosters for future weeks.
Members click here to see your own roster.
Market April 4th 2021
Market Leader Ferguson, Paul
Assistant Gledhill, Geoff
Assistant Nolan, Peter
Assistant Kane, Terry
Market April 11th 2021
Market Leader Green, Larry
Assistant Grusd, Tony
Assistant Gartly, Geoff
Assistant Lucas, Margaret
Upcoming Events
Click here to see all
Fellowship Breakfast
Virginia Park Café
Mar 31, 2021
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Club Meeting Rotarian Les Marton
Virginia Park Café
Apr 07, 2021
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Weekly Meeting Anne Coughlin
Virginia Park Café
Apr 14, 2021
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Club Meeting Nicole Lewis Jacobs, Soup Angel
Virginia Park Café
Apr 21, 2021
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Club Meeting Harry Moffitt
Apr 28, 2021
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Greg O'Shea
March 12
Tony Ryan
March 28
Tim Moran
March 29
Join Date
Peter Nolan
March 11, 2020
1 year
Vishal Mahajan
March 20, 2018
3 years
Just a reminder to members, the above information regarding birthdays and anniversaries comes directly from each members information contained in the Club Runner (Rotary) database. As I have said before, it is up to each member to check, add or change information in their own profile. As editor, I do not enter this information into this bulletin. It is passed directly from the database.
Ian Ballantine
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A reminder to members to keep checking the calendar of upcoming events for evening and perhaps, one day, daytime events.
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